In honor of National Parks and Recreation Month, the Billings Parks and Recreation Department are asking citizens to fill out a survey to get others’ stories on their park experiences. It also shows how parks positively impact the community. 

Celebrate this month by going to Movies in the Park Friday, July 1, starting at dusk. The featured movie screened is Disney’s “Turning Red” at Veterans Park. Movies are hosted in various parks throughout hte summer, with the next movie hosted at Pioneer Park on July 16. The movie selection will be announced soon. Bring cozy blankets and chairs while enjoying a movie with the family in Billings’ parks.

For July, try visiting Billings Parks and Trails weekly to observe National Parks and Recreation Month. Billings has over 40 parks to choose from, and many include state-of-the-art playgrounds for the kiddos. The Magic City also has 16 trails perfect for getting out and enjoying the fresh air. Explore parks and trails you have never seen before and see the different varieties of wilderness. Grab a friend and try Swords Park Trail to get a wonderful view of the whole city. Or try Riverfront Trail, with thousands of beautiful trees and a walking trail. Billings also has the High Sierra Dog Park in the heights and the Centennial Dog Park opening soon! 

The Billings Parks and Recreation Department offers more than 200 recreational programs for all age groups, from preschoolers to senior citizens. Some programs include workouts for seniors, indoor tennis, and aquatic programs for adults and kids. 

Show your support for Billings Parks and Recreation by visiting all the parks and trails the magic city offers!